Commercial Manager

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£427/day umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Commercial Manager - WFH / Cardiff - Duration 6 months - Rate c£427/day Umbrella.
Key Words / Skills: Commercial Manager, Procurement, Buyer, Rail, Network Rail, Metro, Underground, BPSS

Wilde recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Commercial Manager to work on a 6 month contract, WFH / Cardiff.
As a Commercial Manager your duties and responsibilities will include:
Commercial management experience – 2-3 years in a frontline environment
Claims experience – a bonus
Stakeholder management
Rail – useful
Quantity surveying background - essential
Support the Programme and project teams in monitoring for breaches of corporate governance –compliance with Network Rail Corporate Governance rules in a timely manner.
Manage cost reporting of all allocated projects within the Network Rail reporting framework including Cost Forecasting, Anticipated Final Cost, Cost of Work Done, Gross Billing and Current Contract Value.
Monitor, manage and report on all commercial aspects of allocated projects, flagging issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity to Project Manager and/or Programme Commercial Manager (functional reporting line) and/or Senior Commercial Manager.
Monitor awareness of all site activities on allocated projects in order to influence decision making from a commercial perspective. Review contractor delivery; including leading valuation of medium value/medium risk contracts & attending all progress meetings to actively influence contractor’s commercial behaviours, delivery and activity.
Manage assessment and valuation of contractor’s applications and processing of payment certification in accordance with Network Rail processes, contractual terms and conditions and commensurate with contractual entitlement. Cost elements should be challenged, audited where appropriate and valuations should be consistent with agreed site progress.

5 years’ experience in commercially managing investment projects
Demonstrable relevant experience
Good understanding of railway and construction industry forms of contract
Good understanding of the construction/railway industry
Good negotiation skills

Educated to degree standard in related subject
Membership of a relevant professional institute, chartered status
Significant experience of working within a generalist commercial environment
Awareness of industry issues.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.